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Rudis - Victoria Style
Rudis Victoria with white handle grip.
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Military and Police Personal: Use 'gousa' as a discount code during checkout.

Please Note: Send the engraving in an email, with graphics attached. Due to the quantity of orders we receive, we may overlook an order just put through the cart. Military Orders. Due to your increased security, my emails are blocked sometimes when I send proofs. Its best to use your personal email address.
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Price includes one side of engraving You may either enter text in the box below or you may email the layout to cd@woodenswords.com. If you want engraving on the back side, please select one of the options under "Engraving Backside" - you must email us the back side engraving
Price: $75.00
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Must choose a weekday date. No weekends.

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Front Side Engraving - Email cd@woodenswords.com

Backside Engraving: Email cd@woodenswords.com

No Backside Engraving
Include Backside Engraving [Add $10.00]
MILITARY ONLY: Include Backside Engraving [Add $5.00]
Guard Engraving: Email cd@woodenswords.com

No Guard Engraving
Guard Engraving - One Side [Add $5.00]

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A Rudis was a gift to a gladiator for a special achievement. This signified his release from a slave to a freeman. Our Rudis is an excellent and unique give for someone who has completed service in the military, retired, or completed an academic achievement.

Made in the USA, This is our upgrade rudis. Historically they had an ivory handle. We don't do ivory, but we left the handle with a finished white wooden handle for a beautiful contrast. The handle is not octagon for a very historic look.

Rudis can be engraved with corporate logo, military insignia and/or text in many different fonts. We have done Greek Paddles, like Alpha Epsilon Pi and others. One set was for a group of bestmen for a wedding. See below for engraving examples of our extensive military insignia catalog or on facebook. You may email your .jpg insignia file and engraving text to us at cd@woodenswords.com.

HOW TO ORDER: For text only, you may enter the text in the box above. Then choose the option for "back side engraving" Military customers using the discount code may have engraving on the second side for no additional charge. For graphics or additional engraving information, email us at cd@woodenswords.com. Item is for sword only with engraving, any stands or cases are sold separately.

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Average Rating: 5 of 5 Total Reviews: 14 Write a review »

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Only the Best! February 7, 2017
Reviewer: Frank Ebel from Gainesville, FL United States  
I've been using Christian for all my awards since 2013, and I wouldn't use anyone else! His work is top notch and the customer service is second to none. If you need something that absolutely WOWS, this is it. Everyone, and I mean everyone, asks me where I get these gifts. Christian is the man!!

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Great Award February 4, 2017
Reviewer: James Joyce from New Fairfield, CT United States  
beautifully done and makes for a eye catching award. Beats a piece of paper in a frame any day of the week. Nice that lettering can be placed on both sides of the blade.

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Review of Rudis January 9, 2017
Reviewer: James Dixon from Merrillville, IN United States  
Professionalism and service are second to none.  I highly recommend Purpleheart Armoury.

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My Son's Rudi January 5, 2017
Reviewer: Terri and Harry Norris from Houston, TX United States  
I can't thank you enough for helping us create the most wonderful and memorable Christmas gift for my son
The look on his face was all the thanks I needed...

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Excellent gift November 10, 2016
Reviewer: LT T. Corrigan from USAG Yongsan, Seoul, KOREA  
Our SMSgt was retiring and PurpleHeart Armory was able to make, engrave and ship the Rudis overseas in less than 2 weeks.  Great gift, well made and the support and response was top notch.  Very happy with the purchase.

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